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Courses and Entry Requirements


Courses and Entry Requirements


Our full Course Guide is available for download at the bottom of this page - this provides detailed information about each of the courses we offer. 

You can also find a summary of our general and subject-specific entry requirements available for download below.

A level Courses

Art and Design (Fine Art)




Computer Science

Design Engineering 

Drama and Theatre


English Language

English Literature


Further Maths






Physical Education



Religious Studies


Vocational Courses

 BTEC Business

BTEC Applied Human Biology

BTEC Health & Social Care


BTEC Sport

WJEC Applied Diploma in Criminology

Enrichment Opportunities

Students are able to opt for a range of enrichment opportunities to supplement their core study programme, including:

Sports Leadership

Core Maths

Certificate/Diploma in Financial Studies

Extended Project Qualification

Maths & English GCSE retakes


Young Enterprise


Sport and Fitness


There are other non-academic enrichment opportunities available such as the Gold Duke of Edinburgh award scheme, our Sixth Form Teaching Assistant programme (VITA), house competitions, work experience, stage productions and the annual Eisteddfod!

Study Programme Structure 

Most students will study three subjects (or the equivalent) across Years 12 and 13.

Some of our most able students will have the opportunity to study four subjects across the two years. 

There will be no formal AS examinations, but students will have regular assessments and rigorous internal examinations at the end of Year 12.

Entry Requirements

Three A level study programmes:

Achieve a minimum of five 6-9 GCSE grades

Meet any specific subject entry requirements

            Four A level study programmes:

Achieve a minimum of seven 8-9 GCSE grades

Meet any specific subject entry requirements

Level 3 BTEC programmes:

Achieve a minimum of five 5-9 GCSE grades or the BTEC Level 2 equivalents (pass or above)

Meet any specific subject entry requirements

Level 3 BTEC courses can be combined with A-levels. Mixed programmes will be subject to a review of individual examination performance.

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

These are detailed in the Course Guide and on the Entry Requirements Summary document which is available to download at the bottom of this page

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